Tina Hobbs is the current owner of HobbsStyle Casting as well as COO of Skip Thomas Productions. She received her Bachelors of Business Administration from Cleveland State University, and soon entered the workforce. But in 2011 she got her first taste of the film industry while making small appearances in several independent films. This led to her opening her own casting company to help provide local film-makers with the best talent possible.


Tina also served as Producer on many indie-films in the Cleveland area, most notably Skip Thomas Productions, "Secrets"  "3rd Floor West" and "Social Predator" as well as HWICFILMWORKS 2013 hit, "Swing Lowe Sweet Chariote." She has also produced several commercials and appeared in Hollywood films such as "I Alex Cross."


With a firm knowledge of business and a love for entertainment, Tina has positioned herself to become a key figure in the Ohio area indie-film scene, having cast and produced films viewed all over the country.

Mike Berry began his career in entertainment back in the mid 80's as a rapper trying to make a name for himself, and in 1998, under the stage name 'Big Gank' he caught traction with the release of his first rap album titled, "Weight of the World," which would land inside of Billboard Charts top R&B/Hip hop albums. His sophomore album, "8mm Film" would spawn the hit single, "Me without a Rhyme," which would also chart in Billboard magazine. Mike would be one of very few unsigned artist to tour on MTV"s Rock The Vote Tour.


Pushing his artistic talents even further in 2006, Mike would self publish his first novel, "The Dangerous Times,"  selling over 5,000 copies.


His first feature film, "The Skip Thomas Project" would screen in 2012 and two years later Mike would help adapt a stage-play written by Cleveland Native and award winning playwright Philly Weeden into a screenplay, and he would go on to be the movies Director and co-producer as well, making "If You Knew Better, You'd Do Better" one of the biggest Indie films in Cleveland's recent history.


His third feature film, "Banger" which boasted acting talents Omar Gooding, Clifton Powell and Joe Estevez, was screened on May 14th, 2016 to more than 1,600 patrons on it's opening day, solidifying his position as a major player in Cleveland's Indie Movie scene. "PRESSURE", a documentary that tackles the tough subject of depression released at a sold out charity event in 2017 to raise mental health awareness. Mike is also the founder of Releasing The Pressure, a non-profit organization geared towards helping people understand and deal with mental illness.


Mike also co-produced and directed his 5th feature film "Hey Mr. Postman," a comedy which boast acting talents Paula Jai Parker and  A.J. Johnson of Friday, Omar Gooding of Family Time and comedian Rodney Perry.


In 2018 Mike would direct "Ray Jr's Rent Due" which featured social media heavyweights Ha-Ha Davis, B-Simone, Landon Romano and Rap icon Machine Gun Kelly. He would also Direct "The Effects", a short film on immigration which should hit the small screen in early 2020.


His latest Feature, "A State Of Mind" is a riveting story of one mans battle with depression. Starring Hollywood heavyweight Elise Neal, ASOM is currently slated for a June 2020 release.

Mike is also a passionate motivational speaker who speaks to crowds both young and old about the power of self belief and what determination an focus and do for your life.